COVER SHEET CHURCH NAME: St. Mary of the Assumption

St. Mary of the Assumption
5 Linden Place
Brookline, MA 02445
FOR WEEK OF (Sunday Date):
June 13, 2010
Cover is page 2.
FAX: 617-734-3001
E-mail: [email protected]
Saint Mary of the Assumption Parish
The Catholic Community of Brookline, MA.
St. Mary’s Church
3 Linden Place
Brookline Village
St. Lawrence Church
774 Boylston St. (Rt.9)
Chestnut Hill
Our Two Churches…
Fr. Brian Clary, Pastor
Fr. Robert Congdon, Parochial Vicar
Fr. Richard Butler, Senior Priest
J. Scott Abercrombie, Jr., Senior Deacon
Fr. Sebastian Musa, In Residence
Jim Manzi, Permanent Deacon
Mr. Adrian Milik, Seminarian
Pastoral Offices
Five Linden Place
Brookline, MA. 02445-7311
617-734- 0444
FAX 617-734-3001
Sunday Masses:
St. Lawrence Church - Sunday - 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Anglican Use
St. Mary’s Church - Saturday - 4:00 p.m. Sunday - 8:00, 9:30 & 11:30 a.m.
Weekday Masses: St. Mary’s Church
Mon., Wed., Fri. - 7:30 a.m. and 12:10 p.m Tues. and Thu. - 12:10 p.m. Saturday - 8:00 a.m.
Sacraments of Initiation: Adults interested in receiving the Sacraments of Baptism or Confirmation or in
becoming Catholic should speak to Gail Corcoran. Parish Baptisms for children are celebrated the first Sunday
at St. Mary’s at 1:30 and other times by request at both St. Lawrence and St. Mary’s Churches. Parents are
asked to call the pastoral office to register prior to the program of instruction. Instruction is the last Sunday of
the prior month at 1:30 in the rectory.
Sacrament of Reconciliation: St. Mary’s - Saturday 2:45-3:30 p.m. or by appointment
Sacrament of Marriage: It is necessary to call the rectory nine months ahead of time
Pastoral Care of the Sick and Homebound: Please let us know if you or a neighbor are going to the hospital
or are homebound so that we can pray and visit you.
Eucharistic Adoration: Wednesday following the 12:10 Mass concluding with Benediction at 1:30
Religious Education Directors:
St. Mary’s Campus 617-734-0444 (K-10) and RCIA Gail Corcoran (X302)
St. Lawrence Campus 617-738-5214 (K-8) Pam Carroll
St. Mary’s School: Principal Maureen Jutras 617-566-7184
Remembering the Parish in your will is a wonderful way to thank God and to help Saint Mary’s Parish
St. Mary of the Assumption
We Remember in Prayer
Your prayers are requested for Clifford Ackerman,
Robert Connors, Tim Corcoran, Joseph Costello,
Dot Critchley, Gerald Dean, Pat Devine, Jim
Dewire, Joan Doherty, Colleen Donahue, Terry
Dooley, Arthur Fair, Emma Jane Fair, Joe
Fremont-Smith, Michelle Gibson, Lori Kennedy
Gillis, Jose Gomez, Rose Hanzes, Jack Kirrane,
Frances Kilcline, Joanne Lambert, Ann Larkin,
Soo Jin Lee, Dr. Kathy Lisowski, Dr. Anthony
Maiella, Mrs. Charles McInnis, Lorette Mello,
Zarek Merza, Michael Mullarkey, Ann Mulligan,
Janice Murphy Sweeney, Shirley Pollard,
Kathleen Quinn, Marianne Rathslag, Rebecca
Rosado, Bob Sachetti, Leo Smith, Joseph Spinner,
Gene Townsend, Bernard W., Lance West, Sister
Doris Wiswell, Ingrid Wolcott, the faithful
departed, including James Hawkins, Joseph W.
Canney, Jr., Francis Moroney, Jr., Marjory Coyne,
Kim Gee Yee, Raymond W. Yee, Harry H.
Solomon, Jr., and those for whom prayers have
been requested.
Saturday, June 12
4:00 p.m. Betsy Tonra & Jack Power, Anniversary
Sunday, June 13
8:00 a.m. Joan & Richard Reardon, Anniversary
9:00 a.m. Joseph, Sr., Eleanor &
Joseph Jr. Tynan, Anniversary
9:30 a.m. Kwong Lai Yee, Anniversary
11:30 a.m. Gerard Mulvey, Anniversary
Tuesday, June 15
12:10 p.m. John and Mary Conniff, Anniversary
Thursday, June 17
12:10 p.m. Blanchard and Wallingford Families
And James McNamara
Friday, June 18
7:30 a.m. Mass for Parishioners
Saturday, June 19
8:00 a.m. Tom Markert, Anniversary
4:00 p.m. Leonard MacPherson, Anniversary
Sunday, June 20
8:00 a.m. Joseph & Lillian Molloy, Anniversary
9:00 a.m. Thomas & Mary Heavey, Anniversary
9:30 a.m. Tom Mulvey, Anniversary
11:30 a.m. Joseph & Rita Pignato, Anniversary
Lord, forgive the wrong I have done
(Psalm 32).
Brookline, Massachusetts
Special Second Collection
Clergy Benefit Trust
June 12/13
This week’s special collection supports the
retirement, medical care and financial needs of
priests of the Archdiocese of Boston. We ask that
you give generously to the priests that have
devoted their lives to faithfully serve God and the
good work of the Archdiocese of Boston. On
behalf of all priests, thank you for your generosity.
Sacrament of Anointing of the
Today after the 8:00 & 9:00 am Masses
Food Pantry Reminder
The next Brown Bag Sunday will be June 19/20.
Novena To St. Anthony
For The Unemployed
Please join us on Tuesdays following the 12:10
pm Mass, for a Novena in Honor of St. Anthony.
St. Mary’s Prayer Rosary Group
June 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the lower church
Sunday Morning Rosary Group
Every Sunday following the 11:30 a.m. Mass
St. Mary’s Book Club
Our next selection will be Tinkers by Paul
Harding. We meet on Monday, June 28th at 7:00
p.m. in the rectory. New members are welcome.
Young Adult News
We meet the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month in
the lower church at 10:30 a.m. All young adults
(ages 21-35) are invited to join this group. Please
contact Jason at [email protected] if you are
interested in attending.
Catholic Appeal Update:
Thank you to all who participated in the 2010
Catholic Appeal. We have raised $58,849 from
164 households.
Community Knitting Group
We will meet next on Sunday, June 20th from 1:00
to 3:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. New
members welcome.
Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
Northeast Catholic Family
Conference – June 27
The theme of the conference is “Called to
The Northeast Catholic Family
Conference will rekindle the Truth in hearts of all
ages – that we are “Called to Greatness”. It takes
place on June 27 from 1 pm – 8 pm at St. Mary’s
Church in Waltham. The day will feature an event
with Cardinal Sean, Mass and Adoration, a Marian
Procession, workshops for adults, separate teen
and children’s programs, a family cookout, and
inspiring speakers including Leah Darrow, a
former contestant on the Reality Television Show,
“America’s Next Top Model.” You don’t want to
miss this great event for the Family. For more
information and registration, please visit or call Fr. Mike
Harrington at 781-956-0548.
Eritrean Community News
The Eritrean Community that worships in the
lower church of the St. Mary’s Campus will be
switching to their summer schedule on Sunday,
June 27th. They will be here from 9:00 a.m. to
1:00 p.m. If you happen to see any members of
this community, please make them feel welcome.
Pregnancy Help Boston
Supporting women in crisis pregnancies
All services are free and confidential. Call toll
free 1-888-771-3914 for pregnancy testing,
friendship counseling and support, material
assistance, adoption information and referrals,
education, career and housing information. Also
available is prenatal care and health insurance
Flag Day Traffic Alert
All attending the 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Masses
on June 20th (next Sunday) are advised to use
streets off Kent Street and Aspinwall Avenue to
access St. Mary’s Church. Harvard Street will be
closing down at 10:00 a.m. After Mass, please
exit via Harvard Street but you will only be
allowed to travel south towards Brookline Village.
Brookline Police officers will be assisting both
vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
June 12/13, 2010
Many Thanks!
To everyone in the St. Mary’s Parish Community
who generously donated to my Marathon Run to
benefit the Liver Foundation in honor of my
friend, Fr. John Gentleman. I was notified by the
Liver Foundation that my fundraising exceeded
$5,250.00. I truly appreciate your support and
your generosity.
Fr. Robert Congdon
An Afternoon of Music
Father Robert J. Congdon
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
Mount St. Vincent
125 Oakland Street in Wellesley
Admission is $20.00, Seniors $15.00. Light
refreshments will be served. Fr. Congdon’s CD
will be available for $20.00
St. Mary’s Men’s Group
The June meeting of St. Mary’s Men’s Group will
be held on Thursday, June 24 in the lower church
at 7:00 p.m. This will be a non-speaker meeting
when we read, reflect on and discuss the readings
of the following Sunday, in this case, June 27.
We will also review and discuss the schedule of
speakers for next fall, winter and spring meetings
and explore interest in showing videos at some of
these meetings. We will also have non speaker
meetings in July and August. Input on all of these
items from members is most important and all are
urged to make every effort to attend – and bring
your reflections on the readings and suggestions
for speakers and topics. Also, a most warm
invitation is extended to all men of the parish to
come and see if St. Mary’s Men’s Group is for
you. For further information please contact
Michael at 617-739-1927 or [email protected]
1 Kgs 21:1-16; Mt 5:38-42
1 Kgs 21:17-29; Mt 5:43-48
2 Kgs 2:1, 6-14; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18
Sir 48:1-14; Mt 6:7-15
2 Kgs 11:1-4, 9-18, 20; Mt 6:19-23
2 Chr 24:17-25; Mt 6:24-34